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Charlotte Murphy
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Professional Summary
Dedicated advance practice nurse with over 25 years of experience in academic medical centers and the military environment. Expert in cardiacthoracic nursing and interdisciplinary teamwork.  Support evidence practice to create new patient care systems leading to positive outcomes.
Skills
  • Education and training critical care nurses Use of critical care nursing devices such as swans, IABPs, temporary pacemakers, VADs, and mechanical ventilators Cardiacthoracic critical care nursing Evidence practice evaluator Mentor to clinical leaders in ICUs Leader of progressive patient mobility Advanced practice consultant for critical care practice
Experience
Advance practice registered nurse Feb 2014Present University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, VA
  • Demonstrates advanced clincial assessment in the cardiac thoracic vascular postoperative area, diagnostic reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Incorporates evidence based practice to improve patient outcomes, system processes and reserach.
  • Acts as a consultant to improve patient outcomes, provide education, mentor and coach staff.
Surgical trauma ICU assistant nurse manager Sep 2007Jan 2014 University of North Carolina Health System Chapel Hill, NC
  • Assist in managing over 80 medical staff in a 16 bed level 1 surgical trauma ICU, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Prioritize nursing care for critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Provide continuing education to unit staff improving pracatice knowledge and skills.
Critical care air transport nurse and supervisor Nov 1999Nov 2013 United States Air Force Reserves Andrews AFB, MD
  • Oversee activities directly related to critical care air transport in the military.
  • Direct and coordinate training, education and patient care in the flight environment.
  • Perform critical care nursing in the aeormedical evacuation environment transporting patient in the United States and overseas.
Cardiac clinical nurse specialist Sep 2003Sep 2007 University of North Carolina Health System Chapel hill, NC
  • Collaborate with interdiscplinary health care professionals and service providers to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Develop, implement, or evaluate standards of nursing practice in the cardiac environment
  • Evaluate the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and organizational systems using evidence based practice.
Cardiacthoracic critical care nurse Sep 2002Sep 2003 Duke University Durham, NC
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Prioritize nursing care for cardiacthoracic critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Provide postoperative care to open heart patients with advanced medical devices that provide life saving care.
Cardiacthoracic postoperative ICU clincal nurse Feb 1999Sep 2002 University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, VA
  • Set up and monitor  patients withmedical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators, ventricular assist devices, IABP, swans and bedside dialysis.
  • Prioritize nursing care for cardiacthoracic critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Collaborate with interdiscplinary health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
Critical care air transport nurse manager Mar 1995Feb 1999 United States Air Force San Antonio, TX
  • Develop and implement critical care air transport organizational policies and procedures for the miltiary.
  • Plan, implement and administer nursing care to diverse patient patient populations in austere environments.
  • Direct, supervise  medical, nursing, and technical personnel.
Coronary care clinical nurse Sep 1990Mar 1995 University of Virginia HealthCare System Charlottesville, VA
  • Prioritize nursing care for coronary care critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Collaborate with multidiscplinaryhealth care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
nurse Feb 1983Sep 1990 United States Air Force Tuscon, AZ
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition in military hospitals and in flight.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
Education
DNP : Nursing May 2014 Duke University Durham, NC
Master of Science : Nursing May 1994 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
Bachelor of Science : Nursing May 1983 University Of North Carolina Greensboro, NC
Awards

Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina, 2010
AACN Beacon Review Committee, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
University of North Carolina Surgical Intensive Care Unit AACN Beacon Award, 2011
University of North Carolina Medical School Nurse of the Year, 2012
University of North Carolina Top Nurse for Nursing Annual Report, 2013
University of North Carolina Outstanding Contribution to AACN CSI Project, 2013
University of North Carolina School of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor, 2012-2015
University of Virginia School of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor, 2014-2015

Publications
Topley, D. Haiti Critical Care Air Transport Mission. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 1998; 69(7): 705-706.
Topley, D. An International Critical Care Air Transport Flight “Intervening in the Korean Airline Crash.” Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 1998; 69(8): 806-807.
Topley, D. State of the science: Whole Body Vibration. Air Medical Journal 1999; 5(1): 32-37.
Mailey, S. & Topley, D. Flight Nursing. Imprint 1999; 46(1): 54-55.
Topley, D. & Schmelts, J. et.al. Critical Care Nursing Expertise during Air Transport. Military Medicine 2003; 168(10): 822-826.
Topley, D. Staff Development Story. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development Nov/Dec 2009; 321-323.
Zomorodi, M., Topley, D., & McAnaw, M. (2012). Developing a Mobility Protocol for Early
Mobilization of Patients in a Surgical/Trauma ICU. Critical Care Research and Practice, Volume 2012, 10 pages. doi:10.1155/2012/964547
Topley, D. (2013). Changing nursing practice by asking questions. Carolina Nursing News, 2013, 12.
Topley, D. (in review) Implementing a mobility protocol in a surgical trauma intensive care unit: Changing the culture. Critical Care Nurse.
Topley, D., Phillips, W., Willcutts, K., & Pitti, J. (2015) Alert: Nectar thick liquid diets.
UVAHS Practice News, February 2015.

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